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Version: 2.1

Create instance Snapshot

Install qemu guest agent#

Linux#

Before using the snapshot feature, please install package qemu-guest-agent on your instance

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt install -y qemu-guest-agent
[email protected]:~$ sudo systemctl status qemu-guest-agent● qemu-guest-agent.service - LSB: QEMU Guest Agent startup script   Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/qemu-guest-agent; bad; vendor preset: enabled)   Active: active (running) since Thu 2020-11-26 05:54:44 UTC; 16s ago     Docs: man:systemd-sysv-generator(8)   CGroup: /system.slice/qemu-guest-agent.service           └─11934 /usr/sbin/qemu-ga --daemonize -m virtio-serial -p /dev/virtio-ports/org.qemu.guest_agent.0
Nov 26 05:54:44 demo systemd[1]: Starting LSB: QEMU Guest Agent startup script...Nov 26 05:54:44 demo systemd[1]: Started LSB: QEMU Guest Agent startup script.

Windows#

Download qemu installer for Windows and run the installer inside the folder guest-agent . It is Optional if you are using our Windows cloud image from here

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Create Snapshot#

  1. Let's goto Project > Compute > Instances > Actions > Create Snapshot

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  2. Detail : Naming the Snapshot Name

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  3. Your snapshot has been created on Project > Compute > Images

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Last updated on by Roy Tan